Estimator - Fitout Contractor & Specialist Interiors Contractor

Recruiter
Premises Recruitment
Location
Central London / West End
Salary
From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator - Fitout Contractor & Specialist Interiors Contractor
Based in the City of London, and established for nearly twenty years, both arms of the company have a respected reputation, with blue chip clients, in the internal fit-out sector, with a combined turnover of £30m.
The main contracting arm are primarily engaged as principal contractors on commercial projects, in particular, financial institutions and banks. The value of each project is typically £4m-£8m, located primarily in London, and the south & south east of the UK. As principal contractors, their works include: groundworks; structural steelwork & blockwork; MEP works; toilet & bathroom fit-outs; joinery; dry-lining & finishing trades.
The specialist arm are engaged as dry-lining & suspended ceiling fit-out contractors on commercial projects including, commercial offices; Government buildings; entertainment; high end residential; and retail. The value of projects is typically £1m-£6m, with their works also being located primarily in London and the south & south east of the UK.
Key responsibilities would include, but not be limited to:Managing all aspects of the estimating function, ensuring tenders, budgets, and estimates, are submitted in accordance with Company policy and procedures.Tender & bid appraisal, reviewing tender packs/enquiries, to determine the Company level of interest.The preparation of weekly tender update reports, attending tender meetings, both internally, and with our clients.The preparation of complete and fully detailed tenders for suspended ceilings, dry lining, and joinery packages.Provide information for, and assisting in, the pre-qualification submission process.Project review with the Estimating Director.To bear any other reasonable responsibilities, and undertake any other reasonable duties:o As the Board (where there is a Board of Directors) may from time to time agree.o Or, as may become necessary to meet the operating needs and requirements of the business, in order to maintain agreed levels of service.
Primary skills and requirements:Excellent knowledge and skills using Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, and OnCentre estimating software.A knowledge of suspended ceiling and dry lining systems, and joinery solutions.Strong technical ability for reading drawings and specifications.Highly disciplined, organised, and self-motivated, with a tidy approach to work.Good communication skills and presentable appearance.The ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management, including direct contact with our clients, if required.Ability to work to programmes and deadlines, with the ability to be flexible, and adapt to changes, as the projects require.Desirable skills:Knowledge and experience of joinery within the construction industry.
Package:An annual salary of £35K - £55K, which will be dependent on experience.Company pension (applicable after successful completion of the probationary period).Death in Service benefit (applicable after successful completion of the probationary period).Annual Nuffield “well person” health check.Company mobile phone & laptop.A modern and friendly working environment.
Estimator - Fitout Contractor & Specialist Interiors Contractor